# Discussion: The Foundations of Statistical Mechanics—Questions and Answers*

@article{Hagar2005DiscussionTF, title={Discussion: The Foundations of Statistical Mechanics—Questions and Answers*}, author={Amit Hagar}, journal={Philosophy of Science}, year={2005}, volume={72}, pages={468 - 478} }

Huw Price (1996, 2002, 2003) argues that causal‐dynamical theories that aim to explain thermodynamic asymmetry in time are misguided. He points out that in seeking a dynamical factor responsible for the general tendency of entropy to increase, these approaches fail to appreciate the true nature of the problem in the foundations of statistical mechanics (SM). I argue that it is Price who is guilty of misapprehension of the issue at stake. When properly understood, causal‐dynamical approaches in…

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